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IOWA CITY (KWWL) -

The University of Iowa announced today that the 2015 season opener against Illinois State will kick-off at 11 a.m. The game will be September 5 at Kinnick Stadium and will be televised on the Big Ten Network.

The game will be the first ever between Iowa and Illinois State. The Redbirds are coming off of a very successful 2014 season where they won 13 games and played in the NCAA Division I FCS Playoffs.

Today's announcement means the start time has been set for six of the 12 games.

- September 5 vs. Illinois State         11 a.m.
- September 12 @ Iowa State           3:30 p.m.
- September 19 vs. Pitt                     7 p.m.
- September 26 vs. North Texas       TBD
- October 3 @ Wisconsin                 TBD
- October 10 vs. Illinois                    11 a.m.
- October 17 @ Northwestern          11 a.m.
- October 31 vs. Maryland                TBD
- November 7 @ Indiana                  TBD
- November 14 vs. Minnesota          7 p.m.
- November 21 vs. Purdue                TBD
- November 27 @ Nebraska             TBD

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